Electronics Waste Recycling Improves in Quebec

Electronics retail chain, Best Buy, has recently decided to expand its popular recycling program to all stores in the Canadian province of Quebec.

The new electronics waste recycling program, which launched on March 1 of this year, will allow Quebec shoppers and residents to recycling their unwanted, outdated, or not functioning electronic waste without cost at all Best Buy stores. Items do have have to have originated from Best Buy and all brands will be accepted.

The e-waste to be accepted includes TVs, computers and their peripherals (speakers, keyboards, mice), computer monitors, laser and ink-jet printers, all makes of mp3 music and video players, cell phones, pagers, digital cameras, cell phones, DVD/CD players and turntables. All items collected will be responsibly recycled using authorized e-waste recyclers in Canada.

Best Buy had previously launched e-waste recycling programs at stores in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario to much success. Last year, the Best Buy stores recycled almost six million pounds of waste electronics, one hundred and seventy five thousand cell phones and forty five thousand pounds of batteries.

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